Course Sequence
School Psychology (PsyD)

2017-2018 Academic Year

FIRST YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

  SPSY 501: Professional School Psychology 2 Credits
  SPSY 510: Learning: Theory & Application 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
5


Term 2 - (Fall)

  WRIT 100: Writing in Psychology* 0 Credits
  SPSY 512: Psychometrics 3 Credits
  SPSY 524: Basic Principles in Applied Behavior Analysis 3 Credits
  SPSY 613: Assessment I: Cognitive 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
9


Term 3 - (Winter)

  SPSY 526: Single Case Experimental Design 3 Credits
  SPSY 528: Behavior Assessment 3 Credits
  SPSY 615: Assessment II: Academic 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
9



Term 4 - (Spring)

  SPSY 507: Exceptional Child 2 Credits
  SPSY 551: Practicum: Functional Assessment 1 Credit
  SPSY 618: Assessment III: Behavioral, Social & Emotional 3 Credits
  SPSY 749: Social Aspects of Behavior 1 Credit 
  SPSY 750: Lifespan Development Theories 1 Credit
  SPSY 751: Affective Aspects of Behavior 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
9

SECOND YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

  SPSY 508: Multicultural Counseling: Methods & Techniques 3 Credits
  SPSY 527: Ethics, Law & Professional Practice 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
6


Term 2 - (Fall)

  SPSY 619: Consultation & Collaboration in Educational Settings 3 Credits
  SPSY 652: Practicum: Applied Law & Ethics 1 Credit
  SPSY 748: Biological Aspects of Behavior 1 Credit
  SPSY 771: Integrative Seminar: Cognitive Development 1 Credit
  SPSY 783: Research Methods 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
9


Term 3 - (Winter)

  SPSY 617: Academic & Behavioral Intervention 3 Credits
  SPSY 653: Practicum: School-Wide Practices 1 Credit
  SPSY 772: Integrative Seminar: Social/Affective 1 Credit
  SPSY 784: Statistical Analysis 3 Credits
TOTAL CREDITS
8


Term 4 - (Spring)

  SPSY 525: Behavior Change & Systems Support 3 Credits 
  SPSY 654: Practicum: Family-School Partnerships 1 Credit 
  SPSY 732: Child & Adolescent Psychopathology 3 Credits 
  SPSY 773: Integrative Seminar: Biology & Physical Development 1 Credit 
TOTAL CREDITS
8

THIRD YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

  Objective Comprehensive Exam 0 Credits
  SPSY 733: History & Systems of Psychology 2 Credits
  SPSY 752: Qualitative Analysis 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
3


Term 2 - (Fall)

  SPSY 734: Multicultural Community School Psychology 3 Credits
  SPSY 736: CBT I 2 Credits
  SPSY 760: Advanced Integrative Practicum: Applied Cognitive Development 1 Credit
  SPSY 790: Dissertation Seminar 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
7


Term 3 - (Winter)

  SPSY 737: CBT II: Treatment Strategies 2 Credits
  SPSY 746: Physiology & Neuro-Anatomy 3 Credits
  SPSY 761: Advanced Integrative Practicum: Applied Social-Emotional Development  1 Credit
  SPSY 790: Dissertation Seminar 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
7


Term 4 - (Spring)

  SPSY 620: Prevention & Crisis Intervention 3 Credits 
  SPSY 623: English Learners: Implications & Accommodations 3 Credits 
  SPSY 738: CBT III: Applications 1 Credit 
  SPSY 762: Advanced Integrative Practicum: Applied Health Psychology 1 Credit 

  SPSY 790: Dissertation Seminar 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
9

FOURTH YEAR


Term 1 - (Fall)

  SPSY 741: Assessment IV: Neuropsychology 3 Credits
  SPSY 745: Supervision & Administration 1 Credit
  SPSY 779: School-Based Externship 1 Credit
  SPSY 792: Dissertation Advisement 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
6


Term 2 - (Winter)

  SPSY 735: Linking Neuropsychological Assessments to Interventions 3 Credits
  SPSY 779: School-Based Externship 1 Credit
  SPSY 792: Dissertation Advisement 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
5


Term 3 - (Spring)

  SPSY 739: Private Practice Seminar 1 Credit 
  SPSY 747: Neuropathology 1 Credit 
  SPSY 779: School-Based Externship 1 Credit 
  SPSY 792: Dissertation Advisement 1 Credit
TOTAL CREDITS
4

FIFTH YEAR


Term 1 - (Summer)

  SPSY 700: Introduction to Internship  0 Credits


Term 2 - (Fall)

  SPSY 786: Internship  1 Credit


Term 3 - (Winter)

  SPSY 787: Internship 1 Credit


Term 4 - (Spring)

  SPSY 788: Internship 1 Credit 
TOTAL CREDITS fifth year
3
   
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE COMPLETION
107

*There is a $500 flat fee for WRIT 100.
**Please note: this course plan is subject to change.

CONTACT US

School Psychology (PsyD) Program


Dr. Yuma I. Tomes
Program Director
Phone: 215-871-6946 | Email: yumato@pcom.edu